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May 05 – May 18, 2022
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POH Talk Radio
Now Available: Chester Higgins
author and photographer of Sacred Nile

Eric Ruffin
director of Mosaic Theater's Marys Seacole
Thu, April 28, available by 11p

Why you should upgrade your mask as the Omicron variant spreads

NIOSH-approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators
(The US certifies N95s, while China approves KN95s)

Sickle Cell Disease Association Community Health Worker Training
Mar 14-May 16 on Mon and Wed, 11a-4p
The application deadline is Mar 7.
$1,060 with limited scholarships
Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Festival
Southern Area Aquatics and Recreation Complex
13601 Missouri Avenue
Brandywine MD
Sat, May 7, 2p-6p
Africa's Policy Priorities for Food Security and Nutrition
Wilson Center, The US Dept of State, and The African Union
Wed, May 11, 9a-11a

Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street
Fri, May 6-Fri, Jun 10
Opening reception Fri, May 6, 6p-8p

James Van Der Zee’s Photographs: A Portrait of Harlem
National Gallery Of Art
6th and Constitution Ave NW
Washington D.C.
now through May 30

Harlem Fine Arts Show - Washington, DC
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC
Fri, Jun 10-Sun, Jun 12. from $25

Wanda Sykes
Hard Rock Live
Gary, IN
Fri, Jun 17, 7p, $

African Kings And Queens Journey To Panama
Panama City, Panama
Thu, May 19-Wed, May 25

Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly And Moral March On Washington And To The Polls
Sat, Jun 18, 9a gather, 10a start
Washington, DC

Current Events
The House select committee Investigating the Jan. 6 Coup Attempt
First Session Thu, Jan 9

How a Guaranteed Income Pilot Program is Helping Some in Gary, Indiana
PBS NewsHour

Liberia: The Land of Return - Commemorating 200 Years of Freedom and Pan-African Leadership
Fri, Jan 7-Sat, Dec 10

Laurel Main Street Festival
324 Main Street
Laurel, MD
Sat, 9a-3p

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Festival
Southern Area Aquatics and Recreation Complex
13601 Missouri Avenue
Brandywine MD
Sat, May 7, 2p-6p

20th Annual Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo
Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD
Fri, Jun 24, 6p-10p; Sat, Jun 25-Sun, Jun 26, 11a-7p

Thus-Sats, Jun 23-Jul 9

premiere of The Patterson: Another Bronx Tale
Harlem Film Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
Tue, May 17, 7:30, free

Walk4Health-The Gambia
Every Sat, 7:30a
Independence Stadium
Bakau, Kanifing Municipality, The Gambia

Working with Glaucoma: Helpful strategies and low vision resources
The Glaucoma Research Foundation
May 12, 4p

2022 International Underground Railroad Month Webinar

Wed, May 11, 11:30am -12:30pm

Local History Hour: Stories of Men on the Underground Railroad Stories
Olney Theatre Center for the Arts
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD
Sat, May 21, 5p-6p

Lost History Hike of Harpers Ferry & Frederick Douglass Harpers Ferry Train Station
Harpers Ferry, WVA
Sat, May 28, 9:30a–11:30a, $

What is the address for Bank America Plaza?
Local History Hour: Black Churches in the Area 
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD
Fri, Jun 10, 5p-6p

Repairing Histories 1: Claudia Jones And Marcus Garvey
(Highlighting Claudia Jones and Marcus Garvey in the context of British and Global African history; and to improve or expand our knowledge)
Sat, Jun 11, 2022 9a-1p

1st Annual Martin R. Delany Symposium
The African American Program at the Senator John Heinz History Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fri, Aug 26-Sat, Aug 27

A History of Haiti

In Memoriam
Maggie Louise Hearon Young (mom)

MPD Sargent Jerome C. Gray
Memorial Birthday Tribute
First District Police Station
101 M Street, SW
Washington, DC
Sat, May 14, 2p-6p

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
830 East Pratt Street
Fri, Feb 11–Sun, Aug 14

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience

National Geographic Museum
1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC
Opening Jun 2022, waitlist, $

The Gathering: A Collective Sonic Ring Shout
Apollo’s Historic Theater
253 West 125TH St
Sat, May 7, 2022, 8p, $20

Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics
The Temptations, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops,The Jackson Five, and I The Supremes
Me-TV, 10p

El Barrio's Artspace PS109
215 East 99th Street
New York City
Tue, Jun 7–Fri, Jun 24

DC Labor Chorus 24th Annual Spring Concert
Montgomery College, Cultural Arts Center, Theater 2
7995 Georgia Ave,
Silver Spring, MD
Sun, May 22, 4p-6p

Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I St., SW
Washington, DC
Every Friday night, from 6p-9p
Monday Night Blues
Admission $10 -- Children under 16 are FREE Food and Beverages available 5:30p-8:45p

PBS to Broadcast Special Television Concert Honoring Lionel Richie
Thu, May 17, 9p

Seth Rudetsky's Broadway starring Vanessa Williams
Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street
New York
Mon, Jun 20, 8p, $62

National Black Political Convention
NJIT Wellness + Events Center
Newark, New Jersey
Mon, Aug 4-Thu, Aug 7, 2022

Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow
"Hate wins when people like me stand by and let it happen. I won't."

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Racism and Resistance in the Post Civil Rights Era
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Thu, May 5, 6:30p–8p

Episode 11: Black & Latin: Racism Within
The Estefans discuss colorism within the Latin community with the Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown and singer and TV star (VH1 reality TV show Love & Hip Hop) Amara La Negra. The universality of anti-Africanism revealed.

1918 MLK Ave, SE
Every Friday, 3p-10p

The Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market
2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E.
Washington, DC
Sat, May 07, 2p-5p

PBS to Broadcast Special Television Concert Honoring Lionel Richie
Thu, May 17, 9p
(The musical captures a day in the life of the Mintons, a fictional Philadelphia family who gather to mourn the loss of their matriarch and deal with the future of their family restaurant in a changing neighborhood.)
Ford's Theatre
514 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC
Fri, Mar 18 to Sat, May 14, $

Marys Seacole
Mosaic Theater
1333 H Street NE
Wed, May 4-Sun, May 29, 2022, $

There’s Always The Hudson
Woolley Mammoth
641 D ST. NW
Mon, May 9-Sun, Jun 5

Drumfolk By Step Afrika!
Arena Stage
1101 Sixth Street, SW
Washington, DC
Tue, May 31-Sun, Jun 26

Hit ‘Em On The Blackside (YouTube Series)
Congo Square Theater

Lou Fields’ BBH Tours
Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Reunion Tour
Departs Baltimore for Great Auburn, NY
Thu, Jul 21-Sun, Jul 24, $

Spain & Morocco Tour
Aviva Travel
Thu, May 12-Wed, May 25

The African/African American Liberation Ministry of Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, MD
Ghana 2020
Wed, Sep 28-Sun, Oct 2

What Gambians think about sex tourism in their country?

Young Adults
New Book for Kids: You Are Not Alone (Music Video) | Music for Kids

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